The girl was born in Cleveland. Her mother - a white, and his father - African American. My parents worked in a psychiatric clinic. Her birth was given the name Maria Halle Berry. The girl and her older sister just brought my mother, because she was with her father divorced when the future actress was four years old. After the divorce proceedings, the family moved to the "white block". At school a lot of time devoted Holly social work, was class president and editor of the school newspaper. Particularly popular at her school, she acquired after became a member of a support group in the competition. During the prom it is Berry became the queen of the ball and put the crown. This triumph was the only no. At seventeen, she was the winner of "Miss Ohio". This made possible the participation of beauties in other similar events.

First graduate school won first place in the contest "Miss American teenager," and later won the second place in this popular contest as "Miss USA". By this time she was in college, a journalist. After such brilliant results in a beauty contest, Holly decided to leave college. Her plan was to become a model. But the snag was in growth. The girl did not reach the required minimum.

Career as an actress
Holly kept his head and decided to try the forces in television commercials, where growth does not matter. Soon, the girl drew the attention of the company Revlon, which together with Halle Berry signed with Cindy Crawford and Claudia Schiffer. Since then it has become a rising star often flicker on the screen. She had learned, but she saw herself dreams of a popular actress.

After a series of trial and interviews, it was accepted for one of the roles in the television series "Living Dolls." While the show did not enjoy great popularity, aspiring actress quite clearly declared itself. Next she starred as drug addicts. Name of the painting - "Jungle Fever." For credibility, wanting as much as possible to play the role, she talked for a while with the real drug addicts and even stopped to wash. The crew was amazed at how she tried.

BEST movies with Halle Berry
After two well-played role, Holly's career began to rapidly rise. She was invited to the role in the movie "The Last Boy Scout." Her character - a girl Damon. Once again, the actress reacted to prepare for the role very seriously. In order to grow into this role, she was dancing in a Hollywood strip club. In the movie "Boomerang" Holly was lucky enough to be removed with Eddie Murphy. Her character was a fighter against slavery. Painting were released in 1993 and it was. In "The Flintstones" she created the image of the sexy secretary, and in the film "The point of Isaiah" she played an alcoholic, that her newborn baby thrown in the trash. Naturally, such a pattern has caused considerable resonance. Acting skills Berry gave a different assessment. That less, she immediately got a lot of new offers. The actress appeared in the films "The wife of a rich man," "Father Hood," "Executive Decision," "The Wedding", "Bullvort" and others. "Introducing Dorothy Dandridge" - this miniseries actress brought real fame. She sang the title role in it - namely, the very Dorothy Dandridge, black actress, who died in the sixties. The series, viewers saw in the 1999th year.

NEW ROLES of Halle Berry
Holly was invited to a major role in the movie "X-Men" and after some time in the "Password" Swordfish ". The popularity for his role in the movie "Die Another Day", where she played a female James Bond. With her in the starring Pierce Brosnan, who played Bond. For this role, Berry has received "Oscar". It was the second such prize. First, she was awarded for the role played in the movie "Monster's Ball."

Penelope Cruz actress starred in the thriller has become very popular, "Gothic", as she took part in the work on the adaptation of the comic "Catwoman."

Halle Berry NOW
Now the actress at the peak of his popularity and continuously removed, as shortage of good proposals it does not have. One of her latest works are paintings such as the "Old New Year", "Cloud Atlas," "Dark Tide", "Emergency call".

In 2014, the year of the premiere of the X-Men to continue. The film's title - "X-Men: Days of Future Past". The actress playing the heroine once again named Storm. Also scheduled for release films "exists".

PERSONAL LIFE of Halle Berry
For the first time the actress married in 1993 and it was. Her husband became a baseball player David Justice. Four years later they separated. Just four years the marriage lasted Berry musician by the name of Eric Bene. For five years, the popular actress was in a civil marriage with Gabriel Orbi. They had a daughter together. In the summer of 2013. Holly has entered into a marriage with Olivier Maritinesom. Olivier is also an actor. Before the wedding, he spent two years courting Berry. In marriage, the actress gave birth to her second child - a boy.

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Wiki info

Berry graduated from Bedford High School where she was a cheerleader, honor student, editor of the school newspaper and prom queen. She worked in the children's department at Higbee's Department store. She then studied at Cuyahoga Community College. In the 1980s, she entered several beauty contests, winning Miss Teen All American in 1985 and Miss Ohio USA in 1986. She was the 1986 Miss USA first runner-up to Christy Fichtner of Texas. In the Miss USA 1986 pageant interview competition, she said she hoped to become an entertainer or to have something to do with the media. Her interview was awarded the highest score by the judges. She was the first African-American Miss World entrant in 1986, where she finished sixth and Trinidad and Tobago's Giselle Laronde was crowned Miss World. According to the Current Biography Yearbook, Berry ". . . pursued a modeling career in Chicago. . . . Berry's first weeks in New York were less than auspicious: She slept in a homeless shelter and then in a YMCA".